The Human RightS Initiative (HRSI) is pleased to announce an opening for fellow positions* for the academic year 2013–2014.
§ Fellows’ training program carried out and closely supervised by the HRSI Program Coordinator;
§ Hands-on experience in the field of human rights and civil society in a supportive environment;
§ The chance to gain skills essential for a future career in an NGO;
§ An opportunity to develop and implement your own projects with/for CEU students;
§ Experience in an international and multicultural academic setting;
§ Networking opportunities with NGOs in Budapest and in the region.
Tasks and responsibilities:
§ Planning and conducting a research project related to HRSI’s mission;
§ Completing the HRSI Fellow training program (10 months);
§ Implementing assigned projects under the close supervision of the HRSI Program Coordinator;
§ Participating in HRSI’s on–going projects;
§ Conducting research, making public presentations, etc.
The ideal candidate:
§ Is a current CEU student (graduating in 2013) or recent CEU alumna/alumnus (preferably 2011 or 2012);
§ Has a demonstrable knowledge of, and interest in, human rights and in the not–for–profit sector;
§ Would like to have a future career in civil society;
§ Has experience in non–formal education;
§ Has comprehensive organizational skills and is creative;
§ Has outstanding communication and interpersonal skills;
§ Is able to handle multiple tasks and perform under pressure;
§ Can work both independently and as part of a team;
§ Has innovative ideas for attracting students to HRSI activities.
September 2, 2013
Please send the following to firstname.lastname@example.org by May 12, 2013
CV (no longer than 2 pages, including current e–mail and phone number);
Letter of intent (no longer than 500 words). In your letter, please include why you are pursuing this position and what are your expectations, any previous experience in civil society, and your ideas for future HRSI programming and activities;
Two letters of recommendation in electronic form (from a formal employer / organizations that you volunteered for and/or academic faculty, including their contact details). Letters can be sent by the applicant and/or directly by the recommenders.
For more information about HRSI, please visit our website http://hrsi.ceu.hu/ and our Facebook group https://www.facebook.com/HRSI.ceu. Please note that only complete applications submitted by the deadline will be considered. The selection results will be announced only to short–listed candidates. In the selection process, HRSI is committed to an equal opportunity policy.
*The positions are dependent upon funding.